Miss Piggy

The beaches of California provide "the canvas" for artist Andres Amador, who rakes giant patterns into the sand only for them to be washed away. We join him on the beach.

The Sydney Biennale has recently opened and we look at the work of indigenous artist Bindi Cole’s and her “I Forgive You” videos. Arts reviewer Elizabeth Fortescue talks to ABC Radio National's Michael Cathcart on Books and Arts Daily.

Noah - the new film story of the biblical seventh generation descendent of Adam and Eve - is doing well in the US, we interview the director Darren Aronofsky.

How is reality TV shaping poetry in the Middle East? While Simon Cowell turns US and British television networks into a giant karaoke machine, in Abu Dhabi 'Millions' Poet', a massive competition will earn someone about 1.5 million US dollars and a tribute as the best poet in the Middle East.

Did you know that there was a swinging Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the 1960s and '70s just like there was a swinging London? British saxophonist Courtney Pine investigates.

Music critic Rita Ray has been in Ghana, she showcases some of the latest sounds and we interview Miss Piggy about her latest film, Muppets Most Wanted.

Photo shows: Miss Piggy (c) Tim P Whitby/Getty, Andres Amador, Courtney Pine

55 minutes

Last on

Sun 6 Apr 2014 21:06 GMT

Presenter Nikki Bedi

Nikki Bedi

Nikki curates, writes and presents The Arts Hour. Find out about her other work.

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